Douala International Airport

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Douala International Airport
Aéroport international de Douala
Douala Airport, 2013.jpg
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Aéroports du Cameroun (ADC)
Serves Douala, Cameroon
Hub for Camair-Co
Elevation AMSL 33 ft / 10 m
Coordinates 04°00′21″N 009°43′10″E / 4.00583°N 9.71944°E / 4.00583; 9.71944Coordinates: 04°00′21″N 009°43′10″E / 4.00583°N 9.71944°E / 4.00583; 9.71944
DLA is located in Cameroon
Location of Airport in Cameroon
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,853 9,359 Asphalt
Passengers (2009) 704,765
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Douala International Airport (French: Aéroport international de Douala) (IATA: DLAICAO: FKKD) is an international airport located 10 kilometres (5 nmi; 6 mi) from Douala, the largest city in Cameroon and the capital of Cameroon's Littoral Region. It is the country's busiest airport.


Douala Airport has a single runway, 12/30, with a length of 2,853 m (9,359 ft). Between 1 and 21 March 2016, the runway will be closed for upgrade works; all airlines will switch to Yaoundé Airport during this period.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Asky airlines at Douala, 2013


Airlines Destinations
Africa's Connection STP São Tomé
Air Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan, Bangui, N'Djamena
Air France Malabo, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Arik Air Cotonou, Kinshasa–N'Djili, Lagos
ASKY Airlines Bangui, Lagos, Libreville, Lomé, N'Djamena
Brussels Airlines Brussels1
Camair-Co Abidjan, Brazzaville, Bafoussam, Cotonou, Garoua, Kinshasa–N'Djili, Lagos (suspended), Libreville, Malabo, Maroua, N'Djamena, Ngaoundéré, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Yaoundé
CEIBA Intercontinental Bata, Cotonou, Libreville, Malabo, N'Djamena
Cronos Airlines Bata, Malabo
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa, Malabo
Kenya Airways Bangui, Nairobi–Jomo Kenyatta
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca1
RwandAir Kigali, Libreville [4]
South African Airways Johannesburg–O.R. Tambo, Libreville
TAAG Angola Airlines Bangui, Brazzaville, Luanda
Trans Air Congo Libreville, Pointe–Noire
Turkish Airlines Istanbul–Atatürk1

1: Some of these flights to Douala from North Africa and Europe make a stop in Yaoundé. However, the airlines in question do not have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Douala and Yaoundé.[5]


Airlines Destinations
Allied Air Lagos, Liege, Nairobi, Pointe Noire
Etihad Cargo[6] Abu Dhabi, Lagos, Nairobi
Sky Gabon Libreville

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for FKKD at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for DLA at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ "Airlines to use Yaoundé for duration of Douala closure". Ch-aviation. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  4. ^
  5. ^ "SN371 - Flights list - Flightradar24". Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  6. ^ Etihad cargo launch Douala

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